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  1. JD 216 Battery dead

    Gear Drive Tractors
    JD 216...just riding along happily mowing and Tractor died. Out of gas? NO. Started again. Turned on PTO. DIED. Battery dead. How is battery on 216 charged? Alternator? What should I check and where is it located? I am an old lady living in the back country trying to make due Help!
  2. 140 Battery Ground

    Hydrostatic Drive Tractors
    Hey all, sorry if this is a dumb question. Where does the original battery negative connect to the frame on a 140 (specifically a 1973)? Mine the cable isn't original, and I'm pretty sure it's not routed correctly. It's connected to an engine cover bolt, above the starter. I'll post a pic when i...
  3. 316 Battery Charging Circuit

    Hydrostatic Drive Tractors
    My 1987 JD 316 with Onan P218G engine does not appear to be charging the battery reliably. Does someone have a circuit diagram and procedure for testing the alternator/charging circuit that they can share with me? Thanks in advance for your help! DJ
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